Delaware Third Offense DUI Laws

Delaware Third Offense DUI Penalties

Law Office signIf you have been pulled over and charged with a third offense DUI in Delaware you are facing mandatory jail time as well as felony charges. The consequences of a DUI in Delaware will cost you extremely heavy fines, court costs, and fees. The total cost of a 3rd DUI can cost upwards of $10,000.00.

That is 2-3 times as pricey as a first or second DUI in Delaware. It is not at all advisable that you face your third offense drunk driving charges alone. If you have been arrested for a third offense DUI in Kent County, Delaware or Sussex County, Delaware you should immediately consult with a Smyrna Delaware Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer.

Contact Sussex County Delaware DUI Defense Lawyers MurrayPhillips at 302-855-9300 or 302-697-2499 to discuss your pending third offense drunk driving charges. You can also click the link to contact  Rehoboth Beach Delaware Drunk Driving Defense Lawyers MurrayPhillips via email. With offices in Dover, Delaware, and Georgetown, Delaware he offers free consultations to those facing DUI, traffic crimes, and other criminal matters.

Delaware Third Offense Drunk Driving Penalties

A third DUI offense can result in:

  • 90 mandatory days in jail and up to 24 months total
  • Fines ranging from $1000.00-$3,000.00
  • License revocation; length of time depends on blood alcohol content (BAC)

-if BAC is less than .15 you are subject to 24 months license revocation

-if BAC is .15-.19 or greater you will face 30 months license revocation

-if BAC is .20 or higher you face 36 months license revocation

  • Mandatory ignition interlock device (IID)

Felony DUI Defense In Delaware

Defending a third offense DUI charge in Delaware is much more difficult than a first or second offense. A third DUI in Delaware is typically deemed a felony DUI. Confronting your felony DUI charges should not be done without the aid of an experienced Sussex County Delaware Drunk Driving Lawyer.

The penalties are significantly more severe for subsequent offense DWI charges in Delaware. Also, due to having multiple DUI’s on your record pursuing a plea option may be difficult. The length of time between the first offense, second offense and third offense, your BAC levels as well as your criminal history will determine how your attorney handles your DUI case.

Retaining MurrayPhillips as your Delaware DWI Lawyer will ensure that your rights are protected and that the best possible outcome is obtained.

Contact A Rehoboth Beach Delaware DWI Lawyer

When you have multiple DUI offenses in Delaware, call third offense DUI lawyer Delaware area MurrayPhillips to discuss your pending felony DUI charges. Their Dover, Delaware criminal law office can be reached at 302-697-2499. Their Georgetown, Delaware criminal law office can be reached at 302-855-9300. You can also email  Seaford Delaware DUI Crime Lawyer MurrayPhillips.

MurrayPhillips also specializes in defending non-Delaware residents who have been charged with DUI in surrounding states such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia. If you are out to find a good DUI lawyer Dover area, contact MurrayPhillips now.

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